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Supporting Young People impacted by violence

Criminal gangs are known to exploit children and young people in order to coerce them into carrying out criminal activity. This session will explore tactics used by gangs in order to exploit children and young people and identify ways practitioners can provide support at the earliest opportunity.

Learning Outcomes

• Examine key aspects of criminal gangs
• Understand the process and tactics used by gangs in order to exploit young people including initiation, grooming, social media and debt bondage
• Understand the wider impact of gangs on children, young people
• Recognise the signs a young person has been exploited by gangs
• Recognise opportunities to intervene and support young people at the earliest opportunity
• Explore local/national resources available to support children and young people and their families
  • All courses are offered on a Face to Face or Virtual basis.
  • Bespoke & Open Training Courses Available.

Case Studies

  • Kent County Council – Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN)

    We delivered a series of full day SLCN awareness sessions and half-day screening sessions to youth justice practitioners across the county.
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  • North Yorkshire Horizons - Trauma Informed Practice

    We were commissioned to deliver Trauma Informed Practice for North Yorkshire with a remit to train the entire organisation as well as the Senior Leadership Team.

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  • Integrated Multi-Agency Front Door Services – Halton

    Halton Borough Council is in the process of further developing and implementing an integrated multi-agency approach to supporting children, young people, families and vulnerable adults across the continuum from Early Intervention to statutory safeguarding services.
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  • Warrington C Change

    C-Change is a structured, evidence based approach to assessing parental capacity to change in situations where the parenting is likely to be causing harm to their children. Warrington were keen to improve the quality of analysis within their assessments and develop clearer evidence of changes that parents were attempting to make.
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Cancellation Policy

We are very flexible and will do our utmost to rearrange training should the need arise, but our trainers obviously commit themselves to the training days agreed and so if you need to cancel at short notice we will need to charge a cancellation fee to cover their time.